Stalking the most beautiful places in the Philippines


Welcome, welcome 'o weary traveler... from where do you cometh? Are you seeking new lands to conquer, perhaps planning a visit to the Philippines? Or are you simply feeling home-sick and hungry for photographs of home? Whatever, feel free to look or share. An adventure awaits.

I try to post new images weekly from my travels across this beautiful land. If you like what you see, please leave a comment or two. Or write me a note, I'd love to hear from where you cometh. Enjoy. Bobby (bobbyw59@yahoo.com) Join this group to receive new postcards weekly or become a fan of my Facebook page.


Monday, June 18, 2012

#178 A Reluctant Dusk


Sometimes, even a horizon obscured by thick clouds can spring a surprise.

When dusk arrived the usual colors on the horizon were nowhere to be seen, just as I had predicted. What I didn't expect were to see low-flying clouds lit up by the departing sun. And because I had written off the dusk, I was nowhere near a good vantage point. Rats. But necessity is the mother of invention. How about a hand-held silhouette? Any distinctive-looking trees nearby? Exposure by trial and error? Beggars can't be choosy! Enjoy.

(Pixel-peepers: At dusk, the sky is usually bright enough to shoot handheld.)

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